A new study warns parents to talk to their children about a stunt that is growing in popularity, the cinnamon challenge.
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Police: Pa. newlyweds killed man for thrills
A couple married for just three weeks lured a man to his death with a Craigslist ad because they wanted to kill someone together, police said.
Freed from North Korea, Newman greeted by family in San Francisco
Merrill Newman, an 85-year-old Korean War veteran who was arrested in October while visiting North Korea, was greeted by his wife and son when he arrived at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday after being released following 42 days in custody.
Gene therapy scores big wins against blood cancers
In one of the biggest advances against leukemia and other blood cancers in many years, doctors are reporting unprecedented success by using gene therapy to transform patients’ blood cells into soldiers that seek and destroy cancer.
Medical report still out on baby’s death
Authorities are awaiting a medical examiner’s report in their investigation into the death of a 9-month-old baby boy from Geneva, said Mark Aaron, district attorney for Clarion County, Pa.
Survivors recount ‘day of infamy’
Herb Weatherwax cruises the open-air grounds of the visitors center at Pearl Harbor on a motorized scooter dubbed “Herb’s Hot Rod.” When a woman notices his blue and white cap embroidered with the words “Pearl Harbor Survivor,” he coaxes her over.
Nelson Mandela dead at age 95
Nelson Mandela, who became one of the world’s most beloved statesmen and a colossus of the 20th century when he emerged from 27 years in prison to negotiate an end to white minority rule in South Africa, has died. He was 95.
Obama targets income inequality
President Barack Obama turned his focus Wednesday to the pocketbook issues that Americans consistently rank as a top concern, arguing that the dream of upward economic mobility is breaking down and the growing income gap is a “defining challenge of our time.”
Amazon.com sees delivery drones as future
Amazon.com is working on a way to get customers their goods in 30 minutes or less — by drone.
Mom, ex-lover indicted in tot’s death
A woman and her former boyfriend were indicted Monday in the death of her toddler whose remains were found three months ago after a summer-long search for the girl.
High court won’t hear Internet sales tax case
On perhaps the busiest online shopping day of the year, the Supreme Court refused on Monday to wade into a dispute over New York state’s taxes on purchases on websites like Amazon.com. The move likely will prompt more states to attempt to collect taxes on Internet sales — and ignite a furious battle in Congress involving Internet sellers, brick-and-mortar stores and states hungry for extra tax revenue.
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